TITLE

Three hundred years ago, Portuguese troops made their last stand at Fort Jesus, at the East African port of Mombasa

AUTHOR(S)
Lambrecht, Frank L.
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
Military History;Dec98, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Traces the history of Fort Jesus at the East African port of Mombasa, Kenya. Reason this fort was made; What the fort represents; Battles and sieges fought in this fort; Outline of the fort.
ACCESSION #
1266054

 

Related Articles

  • THE BATTLE OF TURTUCAIA (TUTRAKAN) (2-6 SEPTEMBER 1916): ROMANIA'S GRIEF, BULGARIA'S GLORY. Torrey, Glenn E. // East European Quarterly;Winter2003, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p379 

    No abstract available.

  • Gibraltar's Gay Night.  // Saturday Evening Post;1/1/1944, Vol. 216 Issue 27, p6 

    Deals with the lack of end-of-the-war revelry in Gibraltar in line with the Italian surrender of Spain and its fleet. Features of the Gibraltar fortification; Description of the firing from the Rock of Gibraltar to announced the victory.

  • MALTA.  // Cruise Travel;May/Jun2006, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p26 

    The article presents information on the small island Republic of Malta on Mediterranean Sea. Located 60 miles south of Sicily, Malta comprises three tiny inhabited islands with a combined area of 20 square miles. Valletta is its capital and main port. The harbor is famous for its massive...

  • Battle Stations! Fortifications Through the Ages.  // Library Media Connection;Feb2006, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p78 

    The article reviews the book "Battle Stations! Fortifications Through the Ages," by Stephen Shapiro.

  • Battle Stations!: Fortifications Through the Ages. Empey, Heather // Resource Links;Oct2005, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p27 

    Reviews the book "Battle Stations!: Fortifications Through the Ages," by Stephen Shapiro, illustrated by Mei Tsao and Ken Nice.

  • A FORT IN DISGUISE. Adams, Jacqueline // Cricket;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p35 

    The author reports on the history of a fort located in New York State on the Niagara River.

  • Fortress foils London's unwelcome visitors. Excell, Jon // Engineer (00137758);3/8/2010, Vol. 295 Issue 7790, p54 

    The article reports on the proposed impregnable iron fortress with a shaped of a round tower and steam-powered heating system doubled as an intruder deterrent in London, England.

  • CAPSULE HISTORY of the U.S. C.O.P // Archaeology;Sep/Oct90, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p46 

    Traces the history of the Fort Gibson fortifications at Ellis Island in New York and New Jersey. Purpose behind the construction of the fortifications; Features of the fortifications; Functions of the fort during the war of 1812.

  • Huh?  // Indiana Business Magazine;Feb95, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p5 

    Features the World Center for New Thinking being proposed to be built in Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indianapolis, Indiana. Reason for the selection of the site; Functions of the center; Groups supporting the center.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics